Over the last year, I gave three speeches on Nordic and American larp. Here are the notes.
Why you should larp love. Thoughts on roleplaying love and romance in larp from a speech I delivered at Babycastles’ Valentine’s Day 2012 event and Gen Con 2012.
The Babycastles’ game summit sparked thoughts on Nietzsche, larp, and games in public spaces. And the Ars Amandi workshop was unexpectedly intense.
Hey there, Gen Connites! This year, I’m attending my first Gen Con, and am looking for suggestions on what awesome stuff I simply cannot miss. Friday is my big day; Continue Reading →
DEXCON 15 ruled. I played some awesome new games, learned a lot about GMing, and enjoyed many conversations about Nordic larp.
A fast rundown of my zippy trip to Intercon L.
How was Dreamation? Awesome. Just, awesome.
I’m part of a new group called Death by Awesome, which will run jeepform style games and other Nordic detritus at the Double Exposure convention DREAMATION, which runs in Morristown, Continue Reading →
A talk with Emma Wieslander, creator of Ars Amandi — a Nordic mechanic for representing romance/sex in larp — on the origins of the technique, and why larpers should make love, not war.
Lessons learned from a stateside Ars Amandi workshop. Six brave gamers tried out this Nordic mechanic for simulating romance and sex in larp, and raised a number of interesting questions about the technique.